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Village of Croton-on-Hudson
1 Van Wyck Street
Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520

Phone: 914-271-4781
Fax: 914-271-2836


Hours: Mon. - Fri., 8:30 am - 4 pm
 
Board of Trustees Minutes 09 17 2003 Special Meeting
A Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Croton-on-Hudson, NY was held on Wednesday, September 17, 2003 at the Municipal Building, Van Wyck Street, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520.

The following officials were present:

        Mayor Elliott                           
Trustee Grant
        Trustee Schmidt                                                                         Trustee Wiegman
        Village Manager Herbek
        Village Engineer O’Connor
        Village Superintendent of Public Works Kraft

Also Present:  Tony Conetta of Dvirka & Bartilucci

        Absent:  Trustee McCarthy


On the motion of Trustee Schmidt, seconded by Trustee Grant, the following resolution was adopted unanimously by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Croton-on-Hudson, New York:


Project Name:  Design and Construction of Detention, Sedimentation and Biological Filtration Improvements to Kaplan’s Pond and Surrounding Wetlands, and Downgradient Brook Street Stream Corridor in order to Reduce Nutrient and Sediment Loadings to the Hudson River and Haverstraw Bay.

WHEREAS, the Village of Croton on Hudson herein called the “Municipality”, after thorough consideration of the various aspects of the problem and study of available data, has hereby determined that certain work, as described in its application and attachments, herein called the “Project”, is desirable, is in the public interest, and is required in order to implement the Project; and

WHEREAS, Article 56 of the Environmental Conservation Law authorizes State assistance to municipalities for water quality improvement projects by means of a contract and the Municipality deems it to be in the public interest and benefit under this law to enter into a contract therewith;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: by the Board of Trustees:

1.      That the Village Manager is the representative authorized to act in behalf of the Board of Trustees in all matters related to State assistance under ECL Article 56, Title 3.  The Village Manager is also authorized to make application, execute the State Assistance Contract, submit Project documentation, and otherwise act for the Municipality’s governing body in all matters related to the Project and to State assistance;

2.      That the Municipality agrees that it will fund its portion of the cost of the Project and that funds will be available to initiate the Project’s field work within twelve (12) months of written approval of its application by the Department of Environmental Conservation;

3.      That one (1) certified copy of this Resolution be prepared and sent to the Albany office of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation together with the Application for State Assistance Payments;

4.      That this Resolution take effect immediately.


On the motion of Trustee Wiegman, seconded by Trustee Schmidt, the following resolution was adopted unanimously by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Croton-on-Hudson, New York:

Project Name:  Design and Construction of a Retention and Urban Runoff/Sediment Erosion Control System in the High Street Watershed/Drainage Area to the Hudson River

WHEREAS, the Village of Croton on Hudson herein called the “Municipality”, after thorough consideration of the various aspects of the problem and study of available data, has hereby determined that certain work, as described in its application and attachments, herein called the “Project”, is desirable, is in the public interest, and is required in order to implement the Project; and

WHEREAS, Article 56 of the Environmental Conservation Law authorizes State assistance to municipalities for water quality improvement projects by means of a contract and the Municipality deems it to be in the public interest and benefit under this law to enter into a contract therewith;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Trustees:

5.      That the Village Manager is the representative authorized to act in behalf of the Board of Trustees in all matters related to State assistance under ECL Article 56, Title 3.  The Village Manager is also authorized to make application, execute the State Assistance Contract, submit Project documentation, and otherwise act for the Municipality’s governing body in all matters related to the Project and to State assistance;

6.      That the Municipality agrees that it will fund its portion of the cost of the Project and that funds will be available to initiate the Project’s field work within twelve (12) months of written approval of its application by the Department of Environmental Conservation;

7.      That one (1) certified copy of this Resolution be prepared and sent to the Albany office of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation together with the Application for State Assistance Payments;

8.      That this Resolution take effect immediately.



The meeting adjourned at 9:30pm.


Respectfully submitted,


Richard F. Herbek
Village Manager